Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SQL Server 2005 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 6 months to 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2005
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 793 635 432
Rank change year-on-year -158 -203 -140
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 334 609 1,310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.37% 0.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.74% 1.22% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 291 550 1,179
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £28,650
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +4.65%

SQL Server 2005 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 45,196 49,843 53,633
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 29.50% 30.34% 29.63%
Number of salaries quoted 37,027 41,387 46,178
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SQL Server 2005 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2005 in England

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in England.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2005 in England

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in England over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2005 in England

SQL Server 2005
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the England region over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +14 147 £50,000 +5.26% 12
South East -26 72 £44,000 -2.22% 10
North of England -79 49 £40,000 -11.11% 9
North West -3 42 £40,000 -5.88% 4
East of England -3 29 £50,000 -9.09%
Midlands -28 24 £40,000 -11.11% 2
South West -3 21 £47,500 +35.71% 3
West Midlands -5 19 £40,000 -11.11%
Yorkshire -69 7 £43,750 -7.89% 5
East Midlands -27 4 £45,000 +5.26% 2
SQL Server 2005
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 334 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 232 (69.46%) SQL
3 223 (66.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 203 (60.78%) Microsoft
5 165 (49.40%) .NET
6 142 (42.51%) Windows
7 109 (32.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 108 (32.34%) C#
9 102 (30.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 96 (28.74%) T-SQL
11 92 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
11 92 (27.54%) Problem-Solving
12 86 (25.75%) Windows Server
13 80 (23.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 80 (23.95%) Relational Database
14 74 (22.16%) Oracle
15 68 (20.36%) Oracle Database
16 66 (19.76%) ASP.NET
17 65 (19.46%) Finance
18 64 (19.16%) ETL
19 63 (18.86%) Web Services
19 63 (18.86%) MVC
20 60 (17.96%) Oracle Database 10g
21 57 (17.07%) ITIL
22 55 (16.47%) CSS
22 55 (16.47%) Data Warehouse
22 55 (16.47%) Business Intelligence
23 53 (15.87%) HTML
23 53 (15.87%) SQL Server 2016
24 51 (15.27%) JavaScript

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 42 (12.57%) MS Exchange
2 41 (12.28%) SharePoint
3 20 (5.99%) BizTalk Server
4 19 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2003
4 19 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 19 (5.69%) WebSphere
5 16 (4.79%) IIS
5 16 (4.79%) Skype for Business
6 14 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (2.69%) Tomcat
9 8 (2.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (1.50%) WebLogic
11 4 (1.20%) Apache
11 4 (1.20%) NServiceBus
12 3 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.90%) JBoss
12 3 (0.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 2 (0.60%) CMS
13 2 (0.60%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 18 (5.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (4.49%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.10%) Photoshop
4 5 (1.50%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.60%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 50 (14.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (5.39%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (5.09%) Office 365
4 9 (2.69%) SaaS
5 8 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.50%) Google Analytics
7 4 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.60%) GitHub
9 1 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.30%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 43 (12.87%) Firewall
2 28 (8.38%) SAN
3 22 (6.59%) DNS
4 20 (5.99%) DHCP
5 15 (4.49%) WAN
6 13 (3.89%) VPN
7 11 (3.29%) Network Security
7 11 (3.29%) Skype
7 11 (3.29%) TCP/IP
8 9 (2.69%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (1.50%) IPsec
9 5 (1.50%) LAN
9 5 (1.50%) MPLS
9 5 (1.50%) PPTP
10 3 (0.90%) HTTP
10 3 (0.90%) Internet
10 3 (0.90%) iSCSI
10 3 (0.90%) NAS
11 2 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.60%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 334 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 223 (66.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 109 (32.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 102 (30.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 80 (23.95%) Relational Database
5 80 (23.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 68 (20.36%) Oracle Database
7 60 (17.96%) Oracle Database 10g
8 55 (16.47%) Data Warehouse
9 53 (15.87%) SQL Server 2016
10 46 (13.77%) Oracle Database 11g
11 43 (12.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 35 (10.48%) RDBMS
13 33 (9.88%) SQL Server 2014
14 19 (5.69%) SQL Server 2000
15 12 (3.59%) Power BI
16 11 (3.29%) MySQL
17 9 (2.69%) DTS
18 8 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
19 7 (2.10%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 47 (14.07%) Visual Studio
2 14 (4.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (2.69%) NUnit
3 9 (2.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (1.80%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.80%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (1.20%) MSTest
5 4 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (0.90%) JIRA
6 3 (0.90%) Mercurial
6 3 (0.90%) Selenium
6 3 (0.90%) Subversion
7 2 (0.60%) TortoiseSVN
7 2 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.30%) gulp
8 1 (0.30%) jspm
8 1 (0.30%) Moq
8 1 (0.30%) Toad
General
1 65 (19.46%) Finance
2 20 (5.99%) Banking
3 13 (3.89%) Retail
4 9 (2.69%) Marketing
5 8 (2.40%) Advertising
6 7 (2.10%) Back Office
7 6 (1.80%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.20%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.20%) Law
10 3 (0.90%) Arabic Language
10 3 (0.90%) French Language
10 3 (0.90%) German Language
10 3 (0.90%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.90%) Legal
10 3 (0.90%) Polish Language
10 3 (0.90%) Russian Language
10 3 (0.90%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.90%) Swedish Language
11 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 152 (45.51%) Developer
2 81 (24.25%) Analyst
3 43 (12.87%) Support Analyst
4 41 (12.28%) DBA
5 40 (11.98%) Senior Developer
6 37 (11.08%) .NET Developer
7 36 (10.78%) SQL Developer
8 33 (9.88%) SQL DBA
9 30 (8.98%) Applications Support
9 30 (8.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 29 (8.68%) Applications Support Analyst
10 29 (8.68%) Senior Analyst
11 26 (7.78%) Administrator
12 25 (7.49%) C# Developer
13 24 (7.19%) Lead Developer
13 24 (7.19%) Senior Applications Support
13 24 (7.19%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
13 24 (7.19%) Senior Support Analyst
14 21 (6.29%) Technical Developer
15 19 (5.69%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (49.40%) .NET
2 66 (19.76%) ASP.NET
3 63 (18.86%) Web Services
4 55 (16.47%) CSS
5 53 (15.87%) HTML
6 51 (15.27%) WCF
6 51 (15.27%) XML
7 44 (13.17%) .NET Framework
8 36 (10.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 26 (7.78%) XSLT
10 25 (7.49%) ASP.NET Web API
11 23 (6.89%) SOAP
12 21 (6.29%) jQuery
13 16 (4.79%) ADO.NET
13 16 (4.79%) RabbitMQ
13 16 (4.79%) WebSphere MQ
14 14 (4.19%) MDX
15 13 (3.89%) WinForms
16 12 (3.59%) Ajax
16 12 (3.59%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.79%) N-Tier
3 15 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (4.49%) W3C
4 13 (3.89%) Client/Server
4 13 (3.89%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (3.59%) Clustering
5 12 (3.59%) Driving Licence
5 12 (3.59%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.59%) NHS
5 12 (3.59%) Replication
6 11 (3.29%) Data Centre
7 10 (2.99%) EMC VMAX
8 9 (2.69%) Data Structures
9 8 (2.40%) Computer Science
9 8 (2.40%) Fintech
9 8 (2.40%) SWIFT
10 5 (1.50%) Life Science
10 5 (1.50%) LIMS
11 4 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 142 (42.51%) Windows
2 86 (25.75%) Windows Server
3 47 (14.07%) Linux
4 39 (11.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (10.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 31 (9.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 29 (8.68%) Windows 2000 Server
8 27 (8.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (3.29%) Solaris
10 8 (2.40%) Android
11 7 (2.10%) Unix
11 7 (2.10%) Windows 10
11 7 (2.10%) Windows 7
11 7 (2.10%) Windows 8
12 6 (1.80%) Apple iOS
12 6 (1.80%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.60%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 1 (0.30%) CentOS
14 1 (0.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
1 92 (27.54%) Problem-Solving
2 64 (19.16%) ETL
3 63 (18.86%) MVC
4 57 (17.07%) ITIL
5 55 (16.47%) Business Intelligence
6 43 (12.87%) OO
7 36 (10.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 35 (10.48%) Data Modelling
9 31 (9.28%) OOD
10 30 (8.98%) Scrum
11 29 (8.68%) SOA
12 28 (8.38%) Continuous Integration
13 27 (8.08%) Waterfall
14 26 (7.78%) SDLC
15 25 (7.49%) Data Management
15 25 (7.49%) Mentoring
16 22 (6.59%) Performance Tuning
17 19 (5.69%) Data Analysis
17 19 (5.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 232 (69.46%) SQL
2 108 (32.34%) C#
3 96 (28.74%) T-SQL
4 51 (15.27%) JavaScript
5 50 (14.97%) PowerShell
6 30 (8.98%) Python
7 27 (8.08%) Java
8 21 (6.29%) VB
9 17 (5.09%) PL/SQL
10 15 (4.49%) VB.NET
11 8 (2.40%) VBA
12 7 (2.10%) VB6
12 7 (2.10%) XPath
13 5 (1.50%) VBScript
14 4 (1.20%) Perl
15 3 (0.90%) PHP
16 2 (0.60%) TypeScript
17 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
17 1 (0.30%) R
Qualifications
1 37 (11.08%) Degree
2 27 (8.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (3.89%) MCSE
4 12 (3.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 7 (2.10%) CCNA
5 7 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (1.80%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.50%) CCA
7 5 (1.50%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (1.20%) MCP
9 3 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (0.90%) MCSA
9 3 (0.90%) MCTS
10 2 (0.60%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.60%) MCITP
10 2 (0.60%) MCSD
10 2 (0.60%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.89%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.50%) ISO 9001
2 5 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.20%) GDPR
4 2 (0.60%) QA
5 1 (0.30%) PMO
5 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (11.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (10.18%) Active Directory
3 27 (8.08%) XenApp
4 20 (5.99%) Hyper-V
5 16 (4.79%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (3.59%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (2.99%) Oracle RAC
7 10 (2.99%) vSphere
8 5 (1.50%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.90%) OpenAM
9 3 (0.90%) Oracle Clusterware
10 2 (0.60%) Docker
10 2 (0.60%) KVM
10 2 (0.60%) MetaFrame
10 2 (0.60%) XenServer
11 1 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 19 (5.69%) SCCM
2 9 (2.69%) Puppet
3 8 (2.40%) Control-M
4 7 (2.10%) Data Guard
4 7 (2.10%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (1.80%) Backup Exec
5 6 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.50%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 5 (1.50%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (1.50%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (1.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (1.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.60%) Consul
8 2 (0.60%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (0.60%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.60%) Perfmon
8 2 (0.60%) Terraform
8 2 (0.60%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 203 (60.78%) Microsoft
2 74 (22.16%) Oracle
3 47 (14.07%) VMware
4 29 (8.68%) Cisco
4 29 (8.68%) Citrix
5 26 (7.78%) EMC
6 16 (4.79%) CommVault
7 15 (4.49%) HP
7 15 (4.49%) McAfee
8 10 (2.99%) CA
8 10 (2.99%) FalconStor
9 8 (2.40%) AppDynamics
9 8 (2.40%) Bloomberg
10 7 (2.10%) Avaya
10 7 (2.10%) Dell
11 6 (1.80%) Cognos
11 6 (1.80%) Sophos
11 6 (1.80%) Sybase
11 6 (1.80%) Symantec
11 6 (1.80%) Veeam